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4 Days Nomad Desert Tour - Marakesh > Merzouga > Fez

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What to Expect

Day 1: Marrakech –> N’Tichka Pass –> Ait Ben Haddou –> Dades Valley

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Pick-up at Hotel/Riad in Marrakech and start travelling to the Dades Valley via the Tizi N’Tichka Pass and over the High Atlas Mountains. Enjoy the amazing landscapes and fascinating views of the Berber villages. In Ouarzazat, visit the Kasbah Taourirt, one of the most beautiful Kasbahs on the area. Have lunch by the Kasbah and continue journey through the road of “the Thousand Kasbahs”, with numerous photo opportunities of nature and people. Stop at Skoura in the Birds Valley to see the 18th century Kasbah of Ameridhil. Visit Kalaat Mgouna, famous for roses and its annual Festival during the roses harvest in May. Continue through Dades Valley and enjoy seeing majestic sand castles and the amazing rock formations known as “monkey toes”. Overnight accommodation at your Hotel or Riad Half-board (HB).
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-Star Hotel

Day 2: Dades Valley –> Todra Gorge –> Merzouga

Stop At: Gargantas del Todra, Tinghir, Tinerhir 45800 Morocco
Have breakfast at your Riad or Hotel. Travel to towards Tinrghir and the Todgha valley. In Todgha Valley, enjoy panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages. At Todgha Gorge, walk under the 300m high red cliff, popular with many rock-climbers. See the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Enjoy a 2 hours hike within the valley (optional) ; meet locals in their fields and learn about the local culture and geography. After lunch, your journey continues to Merzouga via Erfoud through Tafilalet, the largest date palm grove in Morocco. Walk the souk in Rissani, viewing vegetable, dates, crafts and animals and learn about the trading caravans. Drive to the village of Merzouga and check in to your Riad. Overnight accommodation and Dinner at your hotel or Riad Half-board (HB).
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 star Hotel/Riad.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert and Camel Trek

Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
Enjoy an early morning spectacular view of the sunrise in the Sahara Desert, enjoy a delicious traditional Moroccan breakfast at your desert camp.. Camel trek back to the village of Merzouga, enjoying the spectacular view of Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Breakfast at your Riad. Visit the village of the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyles. Leave for Rissani, where most of the women are veiled and the men hooded; this is a very traditional Moroccan town. Continue towards Agdez, via Alnif and Tazzarine before arriving to the Draa Valley at the edge of the Atlas Mountains. Overnight accommodation at your Hotel or Riad Half-board (HB).

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sahara Desert Camp

Day 4: Merzouga –> Ziz Valley –> Azrou –> Fez

Stop At: Atelier Kasbah Myriem, Bp 318, Midelt 54350 Morocco
Early in the morning, wake up to watch the most beautiful sunrise in the Sahara Desert, enjoy a delicious traditional Moroccan breakfast at your desert camp. Enjoy Camel trek back to the village of Merzouga over the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Drive to Fez, enjoying the fascinating landscape along the Ziz Gorges carved from volcanic rocks, and through the Tizi n’ Talghamt Pass to Midelt. After lunch in the town of Midelt, continue through the Middle Atlas Mountains and the Cedar Forest where you will see Barbarian apes in the wild and huge cedar wood forest. Continue to Fez, where the tour ends at your accommodation.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel/Riad Pick-up and Drop-off
Departure Time
8:00 AM
4 days
Return Details
Fes, Morocco
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Camel Trek and Overnight Desert Camp
  • English Speaking Driver/Guide
  • Half-Board Accommodations - Breakfast & Dinner
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Merzouga Desert
  • Airfare and Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: JD Morocco Tours
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Day trip to Fez from Rabat
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